"In general, the economy rewards those who bear risk over long periods of time," writes David...

|By:, SA News Editor

"In general, the economy rewards those who bear risk over long periods of time," writes David Merkel, making the case for buy-and-hold, while warning not to trust it as if it were "the force of gravity." By all means, though, avoid market timing, as the average investor is too likely to buy high and sell low.